Euro Paper Talk: Roma join Liverpool in race to sign Dani Ceballos from Real Madrid
By James Nalton, Football Whispers
Last Updated: 03/05/18 10:16am
With the World Cup now less than 50 days away, clubs across Europe will be increasingly desperate to get deals done before the tournament kicks off in Russia.
Our friends at Football Whispers have scoured this morning's European news to bring you the latest from across the continent.
Roma have joined Liverpool in the chase for out-of-favour Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos. The club's sporting director, Monchi, is targeting the Spain U21 midfielder who moved to Madrid after impressing at Real Betis. His lack of game time at the Bernabeu will be alerting a number of clubs who will be hoping to sign the 21-year-old relatively cheaply. (Corriere della Sera)
Sevilla striker Luis Muriel is an AC Milan transfer target. The Colombia international is experienced in Serie A having played previously for both Udinese and Sampdoria, and the club from the capital are now hoping to bring him back to Italy despite him having only moved to Sevilla this season. (Tuttosport)
Chelsea have named their price for Spain striker Alvaro Morata, and Juventus could be interested in their former player. The Premier League club have put a €60m price tag on the player - around £52m - but Juventus could opt for a loan to buy deal in an attempt to spread out the payments. (Tuttosport)
Barcelona winger Gerard Deulofeu expects to remain at Watford next season. The Spain international is currently on loan at the Premier League club from Barca and believes it is unlikely he will be playing for the newly crowned La Liga champions next term. (Cadena SER)
Turkey winger Emre Mor has been suspended by Celta for the rest of the season for indiscipline during training and poor timekeeping. As a result, all parties will be looking for the 20-year-old club record signing to leave the club this summer. (AS)
Atletico Madrid and Antoine Griezmann are both eager to determine where the Barcelona transfer target will be playing his football next season, with the Spanish club having looked for a decision by the end of April. The 27-year-old is reported to have met with Barca on Wednesday, and wants his future sorted before the World Cup. (Sport, various)
Bayern Munich continue to monitor Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt, and could make a move for the 19-year-old defender amid speculation around the future of current centre-back Jerome Boateng, who is seeking a move away from Munich. The Bayern defender has been subject of Manchester United transfer rumours. (Sportbild)
German coach Thomas Tuchel has been widely tipped to be joining Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season, but stories have now emerged linking him with Premier League club Chelsea where Antonio Conte is expected to leave at the end of the season following a miserable title defence. (L'Equipe)